The History of England: From the Earliest Times to the Death of George II. By Dr. Goldsmith. In Four Volumes. ...
Messrs. W. Sleater, H. Chamberlaine, J. Potts, W. Colles, R. Moncrieffe, T. Walker, W. Wilson, J. Exshaw, and L. White, 1789
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Стр. 168 - Parliament, suppose these lights refused, these reasonable requests rejected, by a corrupt majority of his creatures whom he retains in daily pay or engages in his particular interest by granting them those posts and places which ought never to be given to any but for the good of the public.
Стр. 30 - Second, having endeavoured to subvert the constitution of the kingdom by breaking the original contract between King and people, and, by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws, and having withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, had abdicated the government, and that the throne had thereby become vacant.
Стр. 168 - ... as he has no virtue of his own, ridiculing it in others, and endeavouring to destroy or corrupt it in all.
Стр. 103 - ... intelligence; and to have pocketed a deduction of two and a half per cent, from the pay of the foreign troops maintained by England.
Стр. 198 - Spitalfields and other communities, engaged in associations; and even the managers of the theatres offered to raise a body of their dependents for the service of the government.
Стр. 24 - Howe, came to Exeter. All England was in commotion. Lord Delamere took arms in Cheshire, the earl of Danby seized York, the earl of Bath, governor of Plymouth, declared for the prince, the earl of Devonshire made a like declaration in Derby. The nobility and gentry of...
Стр. 64 - Wirtemberg, and intercept all communication between the Rhine and the allied army. The dispositions being made for the attack, and the orders communicated to the general officers, the forces advanced into the plain on the thirteenth day of August, and were ranged in order of battle.
Стр. 30 - James having attempted to overturn the constitution of the kingdom by breaking the original contract between the king and people, and having, by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, violated the fundamental laws and withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, had abdicated the government, and that the throne was thereby vacant.
Стр. 130 - I am now to take my leave of your lordships, and of this honourable House, perhaps for ever; I shall lay down my life with pleasure in a cause favoured by my late dear royal mistress.